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Iran Crisis / Bodies Returned #65838

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, May 06, 1980
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(Studio) Bodies of 8 United States servicemen killed in unsuccessful rescue attempt of hostages in Iran reported being flown to Dover Air Force Base tonight; details given.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Studio) Bodies noted accompanied from Tehran this morning by Greek Catholic archbishop Hilarion Capucci.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Zurich, Switzerland) Arrival of bodies in Zurich featured; details given, films shown. Capucci, Swiss and Red Cross officials noted accompanying the remains; number of coffins mentioned. Pvt. handover to US amb. Richard Vine noted.
REPORTER: Doreen Kays

(Studio) Persian said rpting. arrest in Iran of uniden. American woman who has allegedly confessed to working for CIA; death sentence reported given Shah's 1st woman minister, chgd. with corruption, in Tehran. Ayatollah Khomeini's birthday and "Women's Day" noted occurring in Iran today; details given.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

Jennings, Peter;
Kays, Doreen;
Reynolds, Frank

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